Bulletin of 13 Dec 15

Bulletin of 13 Dec 15

PRIEST ON DUTY THIS WEEK – Mgr O’Byrne                                                                www.magherafeltparish.org

             

   

   

OUR     LADY OF THE ASSUMPTION, MAGHERAFELT

   

Saturday     Vigil 6.15pm; Sunday 8.00am, 10.30am & 12noon

   

Monday     – Saturday 11.00am, Monday & Wednesday 7.30pm

   

Eucharistic     Adoration Monday after 11am Mass followed by Benediction 7.15pm;     Confessions Saturday 12.30pm & 5.45pm

   

Baptisms Sunday 1.00pm; contact Parish Office 2     weeks in advance.

   

Altar     Society – Group 6 B. Morgan, A. Doyle, C. Devlin

   

ST     PATRICK, CASTLEDAWSON

   

Sunday 9.30am, Tuesday     & Thursday 7.30pm

   

Mass     on First Friday (October – March) 7.30pm

   

Altar Society Dec. Group     2 V. Collins, P. Gallagher, L. Gallagher

       

20     Dec                   READERS        EUCHARISTIC MINISTERS

   

Vigil 6.15pm         P. Deehan        M. Bradley, C. Smyth, B. McKee

   

Sun. 8.00am         Sr. Caitriona     A. McQuillan, R. McLaughlin

   

Sun. 10.30am      K. Walls             C. Shields, J. Lynch, J. McLaughlin

   

Sun. 12 noon        E. McKee          K. Donnelly, L. O’Neill, A. McAllister

   

C’dawson 9.30am M. Devlin          F. J. O’Kane, L. Brown

       

REMEMBER OUR DEAD     Pray for Mary Higgins, Bridget Gordon, Margaret Hampsey (Cookstown), Ita     Benson (England), Mary O’Hagan (Desertmartin) and Minnie O’Hagan     (Draperstown) who died recently & for the following whose anniversaries     or month’s minds occur this week –

   

Sat.     12 Dec.        

   

Sun. 13 Dec.        Tiny Martin, Jack Kerr, John McKeown

   

Mon. 14 Dec.       Elizabeth Gallagher, Philip     McGoldrick, Hugh McCloskey, Mary McSwiggan

   

Tues. 15 Dec.      Margaret Deehan, Maggie Martin

   

Wed. 16 Dec.       Leo Conway,

   

                                Gerry     Graham (1st Av 7.30pm Milltown)

   

Thur. 17 Dec.       Joseph O’Donnell, Frank Morgan, Mary     McGeown

   

Fri. 18 Dec.          Jim Joe Scullion,

   

                                Kevin     Walls (MM 7.30pm Magherafelt)

   

Sat.     19 Dec.         Claire Morrison

       

WELCOME TO THE PARISH FAMILY     Today we greet Olivia Abigail Livingstone, Kourtney Karen Irwin and Kiersha     Marie Devlin-Gourleywho were baptised recently.

       

   

         

   

   

DECEMBER DUES     COLLECTION Sunday 6 December    

   

Magherafelt     Envelopes – £4219, Loose Plate – £746; Castledawson Envelopes – £969, Loose     Plate – £96;

   

Total     S. Orders £715

   

 

   

CHRISTMAS CAROL SERVICES

   

Castledawson – today 5pm

   

(Refreshments     afterwards in New Row Primary School)

   

Magherafelt – Sunday 20     December 5pm

   

(Refreshments     afterwards in the Parish Centre)

       

CHOIR FOR CHRISTMAS – Please come along and     add your voice to our choir practice for Christmas on Monday evening at 8pm     in the Church of Our Lady of the Assumption.

       

CHRISTMAS CARDS     are ready for distribution & are in the Parish Centre.  We would ask the team of envelope     distributers to please collect them as soon as possible.  We appreciate your help at this busy time     of the year.

       

Please ensure all     notices & anniversaries for inclusion in the bulletin over Christmas     & the New Year are with the Parish Office before Thursday 17 December.

       

TROCAIRE GIFTS FOR CHANGE     Trocaire Gifts will be sold after all Masses today.

       

ADORATION OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT     in the Convent House Wednesdays during Advent 2pm – 4pm

       

HOLY     FAMILY PRIMARY SCHOOL & NURSERY UNIT NURSERY ENROLMENT     Children born between 2 July 2012 and 1 July 2013 (inclusive) are     eligible for a free Nursery place in their final pre-school year for     admission to a Nursery Unit in September 2016.  Application forms for enrolment in our     Nursery Unit should be completed & returned to the school by 12 noon Wednesday     13 January with the child’s     birth certificate.

   

P1 ENROLMENT All     children born on or between 2 July     2011 and 1 July 2012 are compulsory school age and are due to start     school in September 2015.      Application forms for enrolment in P1 should be completed and     returned to the school by 12     noon Wednesday 13 January     with the child’s birth certificate.

   

   

         

   

   

   

PARISH CENTRE               Find us on Facebook

   

CHRISTMAS     BINGO normal prizes, turkeys     & treats, Jackpot £2150; doors     open 7pm; everyone welcome; please come along & support your Parish.

   

 

   

EXPRESSIONS BISTRO     open Tues – Fri 9am – 3pm

   

SUNDAY COFFEE TIME after     10.30am Mass

   

PARENTS & TODDLERS Christmas Party Tuesday     9.15am -11.15am

   

WHIST     DRIVE Tuesday 2pm

   

CEILI     DANCING – Wednesday     8.15pm

   

ST.     JOHN’S BOWLING CLUB – Thursday     7.30pm

   

TAE KWON DO – Friday     4pm – 6pm

   

SMITH SCHOOL OF IRISH DANCING – Friday     6pm

   

ST. PATRICK’S SNOOKER CLUB     Sun–Fri. from 7pm

   

   

 

   

A DATE FOR YOUR DIARY     – A great night of music, dancing & comedy with Mick Flavin, Big O and Barry     Doyle in the Parish Centre on Monday 28 December, tickets £10 available in     the Parish Centre.

   

 

   

O’DONOVAN ROSSA G.A.C. – Lotto 5, 18, 20,     24; £25 to P. O’Loughlin, P.J. McQuillan,     Oonagh O’Neill; Jackpot £1300

       

ST. MALACHY’S G.A.C. – Lotto 4, 14, 18, 24;     £25 to Sarah Gribbin, Michael O’Kane; Jackpot £1400

   

 

   

ANNUAL ST. VINCENT DE PAUL     & LIONS CLUB CHRISTMAS DINNER in the Parish Centre today

       

FRIENDS OF NEW ROW present St. Mungo’s, with special guests The Gribbin Girls,     in Magherafelt Parish Centre Saturday 9 January, tickets £15, contact 028     7946 8426 or Sinead 077 4962 4369.

       

CHARITY BREAKFAST in Russell Shiels Tyres on Saturday 19 December 9am – 12noon,     proceeds in aid of Charis Cancer Care

       

Sincere     thanks to everyone for their generosity and support at the recent Apostolic Workers’ Annual Sale of     Work in the Parish Centre.